Lisa McGuire

Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Founder and CEO, Lisa oversees all management, governance, and strategic direction of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, the not-for-profit health and safety association for BC manufacturers and food processors. Under Lisa’s leadership, the organization more than doubled membership to 3,000 while growing a multi-layer infrastructure under a 14-director Policy Board.

Lisa also founded the BC Safety Charter whose vision is to engage BC senior executives to create a culture of safety and well-being making our province the safest place to live and work in Canada. This BC Safety Charter transitioned into an independent Society, “The Executive Health & Safety Council of BC,” in 2020. She is currently leading the development of a National Health & Safety Audit Standard and ongoing collaboration to establish a national Health & Safety Professional certification program in manufacturing.

Lisa’s background includes an Agricultural Science education through the University of Saskatchewan and UBC. She is also a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and a certified Director (ICD.D) through the Institute of Corporate Directors-Rotman, Directors Education Program.

Speaking Sessions

Lisa McGuire will be speaking at Make It Safe 2020 at the following times.

In this international keynote panel, four manufacturing executives share the pandemic experiences and challenges they have faced in their companies around the world. Learn from their experiences and insights.

Hear their perspectives and ask questions directly about:

  • Critical decisions and changes in their businesses;
  • Supporting teams and company culture through the crisis;
  • How the pandemic has changed their approach to leadership; and
  • Essential leadership qualities and critical actions to emerge stronger in the recovery


Dan Reader
Franco Dutto
Gretta Stephens
Lisa McGuire
Michelle Garner-Janna
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